The Best Guide To iPhone iOS 4.1 Games Available To Play Right Now

If you’ve updated your iPhone/iPod Touch to iOS 4.1 and if you haven’t, why not? Then you may be struggling to find some games to play via Game Center. It seems despite Apple’s fast foray into getting this update out there, the games were rather slower in coming. We are adding to this list all the time, keep checking back for more… So far, we can confirm that Apple have approved 1,000 iOS 4.1 Game Center games today.

GraalOnline Classic

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Now with Game Center support – invite your friends to play and enter the leaderboards!
New Record of 1700 iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad players online at the same time!
Welcome to GraalOnline Classic, a MMORPG with retro-look! Play with thousands of players world-wide, explore the world and use various weapons such as bombs and bow. You can customize your character, chat with other players and send messages to friends. The game comes with everything that made GraalOnline an evergreen of online games, including more than 15 music tracks.

What’s new

Added support Game Center: you can publish your scores on your Game Center account and invite friends to online matches! Just go into your profile and activate Game Center. To use Game Center you need iOS 4.1.

Price: $1.99/Download

Glow Burst

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Glow Burst requires a sharp mind and a quick touch. Burst the glowing numbers as fast as you can from lowest to highest. Each burst earns you points and extra time. Complete a round and get bonus time. It’s sounds simple but be warned that it is very addicting!

What’s new

* Game Center leaderboards with achievements! Now you can compare your scores with friends on Game Center. Access the Leaderboards and achievements from the Score section. * Requires iOS 4.1
* Retina display now supported
* Numerous fixes

Price: $0.99/Download

Battle Fish

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Tired of playing games where all you do is fishing? Give Battle Fish a try. This exciting new game takes fishing to a whole new level!

Battle Fish features:
1.    Advanced graphics compared to ordinary fishing games
2.    A vast number of fish species and items
3.    Performance boosting items
4.    Battle mode using captured fish

Compatible with iPhone iOS3 or iOS4 and iPod Touch

Price: $0.99/Download

Zombie Dash

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In your search for treasure and glory you find yourself trapped in a tomb infested with zombies! Plunge deeper into the tomb each day and use the treasures you’ve found for upgrades. Watch out for bats, floor spikes, snakes and …of course… zombies!

Price: $0.99/Download

World War™ Desert Edition

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It’s the year 2012. A nuclear war has broken out. Most countries in the world have fought and many have been vanquished. 5 countries have emerged as the major superpowers in the devastating war. Which one will you be?

Free/Download

Chalkboard Jumper

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Like Shooting Games? How About Jumping Games? Well Chalkboard Jumper™ is the Game for You. Once You Start Playing You Won’t Be Able To Stop.

Chalkboard Jumper™ is a jumping and shooting game wrapped into one where the main objective is to shoot as many enemies as you can while testing your agility jumping on platforms that are moving and disappearing. You control Chalky™ to fight your way to the top by shooting enemies and the higher you jump you will encounter more challenging enemies. While most jumping games give you only one life in Chalkboard Jumper™ there is an easter egg that will unlock an extra life. Once you start playing you won’t be able to stop.

Price: $0.99/Download

Worldy Wings

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Now Supporting Game Center!
Join the Worldy Wings fleet in the ultimate flying adventure!
Sail through uncharted worlds fighting wicked enemies!
Select the right plane for each world and score as many points as you can!

Take advantage of the Bonus Round and reload your plane after each world!

Price: $1.99/Download

Adrenaline Golf Online

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Now with Game Center support – invite your friends to play and enter the leaderboards!
iPhone4 Retina display support – 960×640 pixel graphics!
Watch beautiful water reflection in high detailed 3D environments!

Runs also super-fluid on iPods & iPhone 2G/3G and shows OpenGL shader effects on 3GS.

Price: $4.99/Download

Icarus-X

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Icarus-X is a Full 3D Vertical Shooter, featuring fast paced action, epic boss battles, challenging achievements, downloadable replays and the mandatory online leaderboards!
Icarus-X is now Universal and supports Retina Display and Game Center.

 

Price: $1.99/Download

The License Plate Game

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You can now play the License Plate Game any where in the palm of your hand. The License Plate Game helps you learn and have fun at the same time. You are given six randomly generated letters or numbers. Using some of the letters the game generates you have 30 seconds to make a word out of them.

Price: $0.99/Download

PAC-MAN

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PAC-MAN, the world famous arcade classic, returns in this faithful rendition for your iPhone! Who can forget the countless hours and quarters spent avoiding pesky ghosts while chompin’ on dots and gobbling up the fruit for bonus points? Relive the retro arcade action! Play Original, Normal or Easy Mode and guide PAC-MAN with three new control modes. Dodge pesky ghosts by tilting or rotating your iPhone in Accelerometer Mode. Navigate through the mazes by touching the onscreen Directional Pad in D-Pad Mode. Chomp on dots with the swipe of a finger in Swipe Mode. Munch fruits and other items for big points! Chomp all of the dots to advance to the next stage. Go for high scores and high levels! Gain an extra life at 10,000 points! Gobble blinking Power Pellets to weaken ghosts temporarily and eat them up before they change back. Avoid Blinky, the leader of the ghosts, and his fellow ghosts Pinky, Inky and Clyde, or you will lose a life. Lose all your lives and it’s game over!

Price: $4.99/Download

Fieldrunners

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Descend into the world of FIELDRUNNERS, the most anticipated and visually stunning game in mobile TOWER DEFENSE history!
It is the Tetris and Bejeweled of the Tower Defense genre!

Defend and control the field using a diverse selection of upgradeable towers in a limitless adventure, using a wide array of tactics and strategies against countless waves of unique land and air combatants!

Price: $2.99/Download

Warheads

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NOW FOR BOTH iPhone & iPad!! SUPPORTS THE iPhone 4’s RETINA DISPLAY!

Warheads is a visual mind blower! Explosions and particle effects galore! If you’re looking for a fast paced action arcade game for your iPhone or iPod Touch then this is the game for you because we’ve loaded Warheads with pure excitement.

Price: $1.99/Download

Zen Bound 2 Universal

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Zen Bound 2 is a meditative puzzle game of wrapping rope around wooden sculptures. It is a tactile game, with a focus on making rope, wood and stone look and feel real and believable.

The highlights of Zen Bound 2 are its controls and its atmosphere. The game takes full advantage of tilt and multi-touch and feels natural and comfortable to play. The dusty and soothing atmosphere is a combination of beautiful visuals and a unique soundtrack by ‘Ghost Monkey’.

Price: $2.99/Download

HellJump 2: New Adventures

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HellJump 1.0 Featured by Apple in "New and Noteworthy", Jumping HellMan! This is a simple jump game.

How to play:
* Tilt to move left or right.
* tap the screen to shoot.
* New Enemy.
* Moving platforms, and cracked platforms
* Continue over 25000 scores
* Online scores (OpenFeint)

Price: $1.99/Download

Mega Man® II

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Mega Man® is back and better than ever in this updated version of the legendary platformer. For the hardcore Mega Man fan, the new Classic Mode allows you to experience the game in its original incarnation with all the enemies, movement and action you remember.

More casual players can toggle off Classic Mode and enjoy a rebalanced gameplay experience with more forgiving controls, scaled-down enemies and an auto-fire option.

Both modes can now be played in landscape mode in addition to the portrait mode that was available in the original release.

Price: $2.99/Download

A Doodle Fly – Fly to Mars

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Hold on folks, it could be a bumpy ride! This simple-looking app is going to take you to the moon and back in an attempt to answer the age-old question “Is the moon rabbit real?” Ancient Chinese philosophers agree that there is such a creature lurking about the lunar surface. However, no one has ever been able to confirm or deny the existence of this elusive animal with any amount of certainty. That is, until now. This is your mission, if you choose to accept it.

Price: $0.99/Download

MS. PAC-MAN

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The first gaming title to be updated for iOS 4.1, price $4.99/Download

Touchgrind

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Skate like a pro in this first real multi-touch skateboarding game ever.

Just like in real skateboarding or fingerboarding, Touchgrind is a game of skill that takes 10 minutes to understand but weeks of lectures, boring meetings and family dinners to master. Learn the tricks and impress your buddies.

The innovative finger controls together with true physics simulation let you pull off tricks like ollies, shuvits, kickflips, heelflips, impossibles, 5-0, 50-50, crooks, smithgrinds, boardslides, tailslides, darkslides etc in endless combinations.

Built on experience from the massive hits Labyrinth and iPint, Illusion Labs now brings you this killer game that will keep you boarding for hours and hours.

Price: $4.99/Download

Enigmo

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*** NEW: VERSION 4.0 HAS A NETWORKED MULTIPLAYER MODE FOR GAME CENTER ENABLED DEVICES!!!

* Voted "Best iPhone Game" at Apple’s WWDC ’08
* 2008 Austin GDC Independent Games Festival Showcase Winner!
* "Best Puzzle Game" from appstoreapps.com
* "Best Puzzle Game 2008" from Best App Ever Awards

Enigmo is a 3D puzzle game where you direct animated streams of flowing liquid so that the droplets get to their destination. Water, Oil, and Lava fall from Droppers and bounce around the walls of the puzzle. You move and rotate various types of bumpers, sliders, accelerators, and sponges in order to divert the flow of the falling droplets. The faster you complete each of the 50 levels, the more bonus points you receive.

Price: $2.99/Download

Cro-Mag Rally

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NEW IN VERSION 2.0: NETWORKED MULTIPLAYER RACING WITH GAME CENTER! You can now race against other people over a 3G or WiFi network on any device that supports Game Center. Cro-Mag Rally is also now a Universal Binary, so it will run on any iPhone / iPod Touch or iPad with iOS 3.1.3 or later.

Price: $2.99/Download

reMovem

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There are four different ways to play:
Basic: Balls drop down into empty spaces.
Nonstop: Same as Basic but new rows of balls appear for every column cleared.
Slide: Same as Basic but the balls also slide to the right.
Combo: Basic + Nonstop + Slide. Hold the anchovies!

Price: $0.99/Download

Nanosaur 2

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Nanosaur 2 is the most advanced 3D game yet for the iPhone. It will blow your mind as you blow things up!

Pilot a flying dinosaur from the future who is equipped with massive firepower! Your goal is to find and retrieve the missing dinosaur eggs, and to do that you’ll have to blow up a whole lotta stuff! You’ll battle other Nanosaurs and their defense systems, and collect powerups which give you a large array of weaponry ranging from heat seeking missiles to cluster bombs. It’s a dinosaur flight simulator!

Price: $3.99/Download

Bomber Online

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Now with Game Center support – invite your friends to play and enter the leaderboards!
Bomber Online is coming to the Appstore with real internet multiplayer mode for up to 5 players! Play with hundreds of players from all over the world, have instant fun and make friends – no registration needed.

Price: $3.99/Download

Flight Control

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Flight Control is a must-have App Store classic. It’s the incredibly simple, yet insanely addictive worldwide #1 game from Firemint that invented the "line drawing" genre. Over 3,000,000 copies sold and over two billion planes landed – don’t miss out, play the original and best today!

Price: $0.99/Download

Real Racing

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Experience all of the excitement, competition and glory of championship racing. This is handheld racing like you’ve never seen before, in the most stunning, realistic and intuitive racer on iPhone and iPod touch. Get Real Racing today, and find out what everyone is raving about!

Price: $4.99/Download

Ace Tennis 2010 Online

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Now with Game Center support – invite your friends to play and enter the leaderboards!
iPhone4 Retina display support – 960×640 pixel graphics!
Play a new generation of tennis matches on your iPhone or iPod touch! Play on 3 different courts (grass, sand and indoor) against challenging computer players or players from around the world. We have optimized the controls for touch screen and included a tutorial which helps to master the game. Play with virtual directional pad and swipe left,right,up or down to play lobs or short balls, or play with the innovative drag move system where you just tap on the left or right side of the screen to move your player and tilt the device to influence the direction of the shot. The game features high-resolution graphics, effects and videos.
The previous Ace Tennis title was #3 in the US App Store.

Price: $3.99/Download

Field Fencer

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Help Oinko to defend his field! There’s a shortage of land, and everyone is eyeing his property. Toby needs a place to plant his bonsai trees. Sammy wants to grow a big field full of sunflowers. And Swineko would love to steal the land and turn it into a big mud pool to roll around in.

Price: $1.99/Download

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